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About Benjamin Joffe

Benjamin Joffe is a tech entrepreneur in Asia.

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#Asia #China Make yourself visible for exits with Benjamin Joffe, Partner at HAX

Feb 14, 2019

Posted on // 95% of exits are acquisitions rather than IPO. Also nearly a half of them are before Series B. In today’s episode, we invited Benjamin Joffe, who is a partner at the leading global hardware accelerator HAX and has made nearly a thousand angel investments, to share his insights about exits. Here you can find out the big differences between exits in China and exits in the rest of the world, how Chinese companies develop the acquisition playbook globally and also for entrepreneurs, how you can plan your exits and the better way to integrate yourself into another corporate body. Check out Benjamin’s articles about exits: https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/31/what-every-startup-founder-should-know-about-exits/ Show Notes: [2:02] The reality about exits [3:00] The big differences between exits in China and exits in the rest of the world [4:27] Motivations for Chinese companies to start exploring acquisitions [6:09] Are Chinese companies looking for new things that are not in China [7:52] Specific phenomenon across Chinese M&A activities [11:20] Chinese acquisitions in China [13:09] How founders plan exits [15:28] How founders should change the strategies based on the feedback [17:56] The typical exits happen before Series B [19:19] Sell your company before you close the round or do it right after [21:30] Competitions and options among corporates [24:42] Chances of International corporates seeking M&A opportunities in China [28:27] Founders’ challenges about potentially selling a company to Chinese buyers [32:03] Founders should be careful about the information disclosure in the due diligence process [35:19] How founders make themselves visible to potential buyers Many thanks to our host Oscar Ramos, guest Benjamin Joffe, editor David and Geep, producer Eva Shi, organizer Chinaccelerator and sponsor People Squared. Be sure to check out our website www.chinaccelerator.com If you like us, please give us a 5-star review and share with your friends! Follow us on Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2WqCBdD

Benjamin Joffe Investments

3 Investments

Benjamin Joffe has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in PayrollHero as part of their Seed VC on February 2, 2013.

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Round

Company

Amount

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Co-Investors

Sources

2/20/2013

Seed VC

PayrollHero

$0.98M

Yes

1

7/9/2012

Seed VC

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$99M

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0

9/20/2010

Seed

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$99M

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Date

2/20/2013

7/9/2012

9/20/2010

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed

Company

PayrollHero

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$0.98M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Sources

1

0

0

Benjamin Joffe Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Benjamin Joffe has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Gengo on January 16, 2019.

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Sources

1/16/2019

Acquired

$99M

3

Date

1/16/2019

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

3

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